Story: Classical musicians

Advertising opera

This 1890 poster, advertising the Auckland Amateur Opera Club's production of The sorcerer by Gilbert and Sullivan, evokes the theatrical magic of opera.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Peter Walls, 'Classical musicians - Operatic beginnings', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 5 December 2021)

Story by Peter Walls, published 22 Oct 2014